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Icon of the event Gentle Chair Exercise
10:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
S. Walter Stewart

Gentle movement for health and mobility. Movements target all joints from fingers to toes and help increase flexibility, strength and balance. Learn breathing techniques for relaxation. Class led by a Certified Senior Fitness...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 24
Fri Oct 31
Fri Nov 07
Icon of the event Brain Games for Seniors
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Maria A. Shchuka

Gain new knowledge on brain function and have fun with other seniors playing games to sharpen cognition. To register call 416-394-1000.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 24
Icon of the event An Agatha Christie Mystery: Finding Alzheimer's on the Page
Mon Nov 03, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Dr. Regina Jokel offers the opportunity to learn about the signs of normal and abnormal aging in human language. Based on the cases of three famous mystery writers, including Agatha Christie, it will allow the audience to r...

Icon of the event Elder Abuse:  Causes, Identification and Supports
Mon Nov 10, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Baycrest's Professional Practice Chief of Social Work, Christina Van Sickle leads a discussion around the myriad factors that contribute to the perpetration of elder abuse. A complex issue, with no one-size-fits-all solution...

Icon of the event Need to Know?: Drugs and Supplements
Thu Nov 13, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

A basic overview of trusted websites and library databases to help you learn what you need to know about drugs and supplements. To register call 416-393-7209.

Icon of the event Safer Medication Management in the Aging Population
Mon Nov 24, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Medication use is very common in the elderly and comes with both risks and benefits. This session will address ways to decrease the risks and increase the benefits through a better understanding of the health care system as ...

Icon of the event Type 2 and Pre Diabetes
Tue Nov 25, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
S. Walter Stewart

WoodGreen Community Services presents a free health information session on type 2 and pre diabetes....

Icon of the event Kids Have Stress Too!
Tue Nov 25, 2014 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Davenport

Free program that helps parents better understand stress and children. Facilitated by a Toronto Public Health Nurse, this program will cover what is "stress" for your children, how stress affects your children, and how to hel...

Icon of the event Wellness Club for Seniors in Mandarin
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Bridlewood

Make new friends, share ideas and learn how to keep fit to become a happier and healthier you. Co-sponsored with St. Paul L'Amoreaux Centre. Contact the branch or call 416-493-3333 for information.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 26
Icon of the event Wellness Club for Seniors in Tamil
11:00 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Bridlewood

Make new friends, share ideas and learn how to keep fit to become a happier and healthier you. Co-sponsored with St. Paul L'Amoreaux Centre. Contact the branch or call 416-493-3333 for information.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 26